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Thursday, June 21, 2012

Michael Lloyd Iudicello and Jennifer Lee Mattei, 148 E. Hazard St., Summit Hill.

Michael Raymond Kraeuter, 71 Angel Drive, New Ringgold, and Johanna Lea Tischler, 302 W. Bertsch St., Lansford.

Keith Ernest Derhammer and Theresa Dorothy Salasky, 262 Morning Star Lane, Lehighton.

Joshua Rivera and Tanya Coleen Lilly, 200 E. Holland St., Summit Hill.

Thomas Carlin Haydt and Karen Ann Eastburn, 145 Hazlewood Rd., Lehighton.

Scott David Exner, 574 Fairyland Rd., Lehighton, and Marci Lynn Andrew, 1311 E. Lizard Creek Rd., Lehighton.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Gail Maholick/TIMES NEWS

Arthur Terembula, 18, of Lehighton, eagerly awaited the presentation of his own custom C.F. Martin guitar for months. And none other than Chris Martin, owner of the world renowned company, presented the guitar to Arthur Wednesday at the main plant in Nazareth, as his family, friends and several Martin employees looked on.

It was the best day of his life, he said.

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
STACEY SOLT/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS ABOVE: Best of the Road 2012 Rally members Dusty and Nikki Green, left, speak to members of the Jim Thorpe community during their welcome to the town while being filmed by a video crew from the Travel Channel films. They spent the weekend in Jim Thorpe documenting why the town should be declared the "most beautiful small town in the United States."  LEFT: The Greens document their bike trip through scenic Jim Thorpe. The couple will publish their documentation at, and the trip will also be featured on the Travel Channel.

ABOVE: LEFT: The Greens document their bike trip through scenic Jim Thorpe. The couple will publish their documentation at, and the trip will also be featured on the Travel Channel.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Carrie Fallon

Carrie Fallon, a resident at Heritage Hill Senior Community, Weatherly, recently celebrated her 93rd birthday.

She was born on June 17, 1919 in Jeddo Borough to the late Frank and Madge Smith.

She had four brothers and five sisters who passed away. She has a sister, Jean Dwyer of Old Bridge, N.J.

She was married to Joseph Fallon until his passing in 1980.

She graduated from Hazleton High School and then had a career with Penn Mutual Insurance Company, Philadelphia until her retirement in 1974.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Diane Minor took a first place prize at the West End Fair with a quilted wall hanging of a cottage at Honeoye Lake in New York. She said it has 450 pieces. Minor planned the design from a photograph. She exhibited it at the quilt show sponsored by the Polk Township Historical Society on June 10.

When coming through the door at the Polk Township Fire company, the sunshine of a bright yellow quilt made by Virginia Costenbader and shown by her daughter Sandra Borger, made the whole room seem brighter.

The quilt was part of the Polk Township Historical Society's annual quilt and stitchery show, which took place on June 10.

The show featured the beautiful work of fabric artists.

Quilting can be a way to recycle old clothes, scraps left over from sewing projects or new material to be made into something useful or decorative.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Q. What are the options for treating prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among American men.

Treatment for prostate cancer works best when the disease is found early.

There are many options for treating prostate cancer:

Ÿ Observation. If the cancer is growing slowly, you may decide to wait and watch.

Ÿ Hormone therapy. This stops cancer cells from growing.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Grace Lienhard, 10, shows off the drawing of her father, Steve Lienhard. Grace is the winner of this year's TIMES NEWS Draw Your Dad contest. She received a $50 gift card for dinner at Roadies Restaurant at Penn's Peak in Jim Thorpe. Her drawing was selected at random from more than 145 entries created by area children. Grace is the daughter of Steve and Allison Lienhard and in sixth grade at Lehighton Area Middle School. This year's Draw Your Dad entries can be viewed online at Click on the Lifestyle menu, then go to the drop down item "Draw Your Dad."

Monday, June 18, 2012
SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS Dorothy Holmgren accepts a citation from PA State Rep. Mick Carroll, in recognition of her 100th birthday.

Dorothy Moore Holmgren of Kunkletown, born May 6, 1912, recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and friends at a party hosted by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Anne and Bill Clausen at their Kunkletown home.

Nearly 100 guests attended, including Dorothy's four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, coming from all over the United States. One guest even stopped by on his way home from China.

Monday, June 18, 2012
Caleb Shilko and Melissa Ervin

David and Patricia Ervin of McAdoo announce the engagement of their daughter Melissa Ervin to Caleb Shilko, son of Kim and Lisa Shilko of Rock Glen.

Melissa, a 2009 graduate of Marian Catholic High School, is an undergraduate student at Albright College, where she is earning a bachelor of science degree in business administration with a track in management.

Caleb, a 2009 graduate of Tamaqua Area High School, is also an undergraduate student at Albright College, where he is earning a bachelor of science degree in psychobiology.

Friday, June 15, 2012
 Master Gardener Julie Foley, right, helps a mother and her children add their contributions to the compost bin during acomposting event. There will be another composting event at Mauch Chunk Lake Park this Saturday.

Carbon County residents can learn about the benefits of composting and enjoy s'mores at the same time this weekend.

On Saturday, June 16, the Carbon County Master Gardeners, a service group of the Penn State Extension; and Mauch Chunk Lake Park, will team up to host a Composting and Campfire Concert at the park. The event, which is free to the public, will begin at 7 p.m., at the picnic area around the camp store.